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Mochi, mochi.. fresh, soft homemade custard mochi

For those who do not know what is mochi, it’s a Japanese rice cake made out of sticky rice / sweet rice flour. It’s soft, chewy, yummy and pretty addictive!  477 more words


Chocolate Cake with Black Beans

Super moist and very moreish, this cake is a cunningly disguised gluten free cake using black beans to help it hold it’s shape!

I buy black beans dry and normally cook around 500g at a time which means I always have cooked beans in the fridge. 230 more words

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Peach Frangipane Cake

Peaches are in season again so we have been having them in everything from salsas and salad to cakes and muffins.

This cake is gluten free but looks and tastes like a regular cake I think. 190 more words

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Dongzhi, tang yuen.

The shortest day of the year – the winter solstice – is called Dōng Zhì (冬至) in Mandarin. Dong Zhi means winter arrival. It marks the end of harvest and symbolizes family reunions. 386 more words

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Sesame Balls.

Yesterday, one of my many aunts WhatsApp me a picture of sesame dotted golden-brown balls of a snack, and followed by a question “do you want these?” 339 more words

Gluten Free Chocolate and Coconut Muffins

Light gluten free muffins with a little coconut to help them keep their shape!

The boys love them as a school lunch treat!

This recipe makes 12 muffins. 117 more words

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Custard ice skin mooncake (奶黄冰皮月饼)

My simplified recipe:

Custard filling:
1, Mix (50g) sugar and 2 eggs in a bowl and beat until it’s dissolved.
2, Then add (80g) milk, (15g) dry milk, (25g) wheat starch, (40g) melted butter and stir well. 172 more words